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Crime rate in Salt Lake City, Utah (UT): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


Crime rates in Salt Lake City by year

Type

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2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
17
(9.2)
15
(8.2)
10
(5.4)
8
(4.4)
17
(9.5)
12
(6.6)
3
(1.7)
8
(4.5)
6
(3.2)
8
(4.2)
7
(3.7)
7
(3.6)
8
(4.2)
13
(6.7)
10
(5.1)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
79
(42.9)
92
(50.3)
72
(39.0)
95
(51.7)
114
(63.9)
75
(41.5)
100
(55.3)
146
(82.1)
119
(62.6)
122
(63.4)
204
(107.2)
219
(113.8)
291
(151.6)
264
(136.1)
334
(171.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
503
(273.3)
465
(254.4)
417
(225.9)
507
(275.7)
503
(281.9)
486
(269.2)
411
(227.4)
359
(201.8)
340
(178.9)
316
(164.2)
422
(221.8)
450
(233.9)
469
(244.3)
506
(260.9)
508
(260.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
695
(377.7)
756
(413.6)
784
(424.6)
884
(480.7)
865
(484.7)
847
(469.2)
762
(421.6)
776
(436.3)
748
(393.6)
854
(443.7)
842
(442.6)
771
(400.8)
874
(455.2)
1,032
(532.2)
861
(441.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
2,359
(1,281.9)
2,353
(1,287.4)
2,172
(1,176.4)
2,244
(1,220.2)
2,049
(1,148.2)
2,044
(1,132.3)
2,173
(1,202.4)
2,177
(1,223.9)
1,658
(872.5)
1,824
(947.7)
2,068
(1,087.0)
1,726
(897.2)
2,036
(1,060.5)
1,807
(931.8)
1,884
(966.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
12,464
(6,773.1)
12,108
(6,624.8)
11,608
(6,287.3)
11,136
(6,055.4)
11,196
(6,274.1)
12,282
(6,803.9)
10,888
(6,024.7)
10,173
(5,719.2)
9,654
(5,080.0)
10,827
(5,625.4)
9,517
(5,002.5)
12,717
(6,610.8)
13,679
(7,124.8)
12,814
(6,607.9)
11,924
(6,115.9)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1,922
(1,044.4)
1,882
(1,029.7)
2,079
(1,126.1)
2,040
(1,109.3)
1,987
(1,113.5)
1,843
(1,021.0)
1,442
(797.9)
1,489
(837.1)
1,486
(781.9)
1,706
(886.4)
1,876
(986.1)
1,785
(927.9)
2,199
(1,145.4)
1,930
(995.3)
1,886
(967.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
68
(37.0)
49
(26.8)
60
(32.5)
58
(31.5)
55
(30.8)
58
(32.1)
55
(30.4)
52
(29.2)
36
(18.9)
39
(20.3)
34
(17.9)
100
(52.0)
36
(18.8)
45
(23.2)
27
(13.8)
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 280.6)569.5653.2618.6645.2672.1654.2589.1603.9515.6559.3603.3650.2744.8716.2703.5

City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes and violent crime more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.




According to our research of Utah and other state lists there were 975 registered sex offenders living in Salt Lake City, Utah as of March 26, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Salt Lake City to the number of sex offenders is 199 to 1.


City-Data.com crime index in Salt Lake City, UT compared to other U.S. cities
See how dangerous Salt Lake City, UT is compared to nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Salt Lake City:

703.5
South Salt Lake:

763.8
North Salt Lake:

134.6
Murray:

538.6
Taylorsville:

315.8
Woods Cross:

89.5
Bountiful:

129.8
Midvale:

462.2
West Bountiful:

256.7
When are crimes committed in Salt Lake City, UT?
Violent crime rate in 2017
Salt Lake City:

532.7
U.S. Average:

214.8

Violent crime rate in 2016
Salt Lake City:

546.1
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Salt Lake City:

509.7
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Salt Lake City:

438.5
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Salt Lake City:

446.8
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Salt Lake City:

375.7
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Salt Lake City:

355.2
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Salt Lake City:

410.1
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Salt Lake City:

383.2
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Salt Lake City:

424.1
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Salt Lake City:

466.2
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Salt Lake City:

438.6
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Salt Lake City:

375.1
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Salt Lake City:

400.8
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Salt Lake City:

336.6
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Salt Lake City:

317.3
U.S. Average:

272.2

Violent crime rate in 2001
Salt Lake City:

315.8
U.S. Average:

276.6

Property crime rate in 2017
Salt Lake City:

644.2
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Salt Lake City:

666.1
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Salt Lake City:

740.1
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Salt Lake City:

649.2
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Salt Lake City:

615.4
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Salt Lake City:

603.8
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Salt Lake City:

545.8
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Salt Lake City:

656.3
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Salt Lake City:

661.4
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Salt Lake City:

719.8
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Salt Lake City:

710.4
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Salt Lake City:

713.2
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Salt Lake City:

718.6
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Salt Lake City:

743.2
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Salt Lake City:

654.0
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Salt Lake City:

676.6
U.S. Average:

336.9

Property crime rate in 2001
Salt Lake City:

594.0
U.S. Average:

337.2

Murders per 100,000 population
Rapes per 100,000 population
Robberies per 100,000 population
Assaults per 100,000 population
Burglaries per 100,000 population
Thefts per 100,000 population
Auto thefts per 100,000 population
Arson per 100,000 population
City-data.com crime index
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 562 (450 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.31
Utah average:

1.62

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 542 (435 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.24
Utah average:

2.12

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 530 (433 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.26
Utah average:

1.63

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 521 (428 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.22
Utah average:

1.66

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 583 (425 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.21
Utah average:

1.73

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 558 (414 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.18
Utah average:

1.71

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 579 (426 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.39
Utah average:

1.76

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 584 (427 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.36
Utah average:

1.72

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 580 (427 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.37
Utah average:

1.72

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 575 (425 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.38
Utah average:

1.75

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 598 (401 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.21
Utah average:

1.76

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 564 (409 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.25
Utah average:

1.88

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 554 (398 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.19
Utah average:

1.91

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 559 (403 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.22
Utah average:

1.99


Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Salt Lake City
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 84101, 84102, 84103, 84104, 84105, 84111, 84112, 84113, 84115, 84116, 84119, 84128, 84144, 84180.